Our urgent care providers are knowledgeable at assessing and treating the flu in Novi MI and are looking forward to taking care of you. They can also determine when you need more advanced care with a specialist or at the emergency department. 

Flu

Influenza, commonly referred to as “the flu,” is a highly contagious illness caused by the influenza virus. The time when the flu is most prevalent is called the seasonal flu which is usually from October through March in the United States. While most healthy people will recover from the flu within a few weeks, there are some people who are considered at risk of developing severe complications from the flu. 

High risk groups:

  • Children less than 5 years old
  • Pregnant women
  • The elderly
  • People with chronic illness or compromised immune systems

Symptoms

  • Sudden onset of illness
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Cough
  • Body aches
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting or diarrhea (more common in children)

We have a rapid flu test that can get you answers quickly and help us treat you appropriately. 

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. If you have any questions or concerns we cannot wait to care for you!   PrimeCare Urgent Care, PLLC does not provide any warranty or liability for your use of this information.